Report: Nasrallah to Place Hizbullah at Assad's Disposal

(Asharq Al-Awsat-UK) Yousef Diab - Lebanon's Al-Joumhouria newspaper, quoting senior political sources, revealed that Hizbullah Secretary-General Hassan "Nasrallah had offered [Syrian President] Assad two forms of assistance, firstly he offered elements of Hizbullah's special forces any time they are needed, even if they are required to be sent to open fronts to fight the revolutionaries." "Secondly, Nasrallah invited the Syrian president to his personal residence, or even to meet inside the Iranian embassy in Beirut...but Assad has opted to remain in Syria because he still believes he is able to steer the ship with the help of some Russian political and military experts."

2012-07-27 00:00:00

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